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Zheng He"s voyages down the western seas.

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Published by China Intercontinental Press in Beijing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zheng, He, -- 1371-1435.,
  • Statesmen -- China -- Biography.,
  • Explorers -- China -- Biography.,
  • China -- Commerce -- History -- To 1500.,
  • China -- History -- Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS753 .C48 Z6413 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p. :
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19689433M
    ISBN 107508507088

      Between and , under Emperor's orders, Zheng He led seven expeditionary ocean voyages to western countries. This was a great feat in the history of Chinese marine navigation, in recognition of which the title Sanbao Eunuch (Three-Protection Eunuch) was conferred on Zheng in Author: Fercility. World Civilizations Name: _____ Ming China Date: _____ Zheng He’s Voyages In Zheng He set out on his first voyage. No nation on earth had ever sent such a fleet onto the ocean. It included sixty-two large ships, some feet long, larger than any other on the seas. Hundreds of smaller vessels accompanied them.

    Zheng He's Voyages and Western Imperial Expansion. Zheng He's Voyages and the Course of Chinese History. Historical Problems in the Interpretation of Zheng He's Career. II. Zheng He's Early Life and His Patron Emperor Yongle. Nielsen Book Data) Supplemental links Table of contents only. Subjects. Subject Zheng, He, > Travel. On Gavin Menzies’ website wwwtv are reports by Cedric Bell and by Lynda Nutter of Zheng He’s Fleets voyages from South America to New Zealand and Australia.. These fleets comprised Chinese and Japanese ships, the majority being Chinese. They had gathered at Calicut on the Malabar Coast of SW India before setting sail across the Indian Ocean, and rounding the Cape of Good Hope to.

    Create. Make social videos in an instant: use custom templates to tell the right story for your business.   If they could build Zheng He's fleet in the first place I don't see why not. It's not a single ship like Columbus and other western voyagers, the fleet was consist of more than ships men, enough to take down a small country on their own (and in fact they did, but they just appointed a new local ruler and left.).


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Zheng He () was a great navigator in the history of China and the world and a pioneer in the great geographical discoveries. During the 28 years () from the third year of the reign of Emperor Yong Le to the eighth year of the reign of Emperor Xuan De of the Ming Dynasty, he successfully made seven voyages down the western seas (today's Indian Ocean).

Introduction Zheng He was a Chinese explorer who lead seven great voyages on behalf of the Chinese emperor. These voyages traveled through the South China Sea, Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, Red Sea, and along the east coast of Africa.

His seven total voyages were diplomatic, military, and trading ventures, and lasted from – Zheng He (Chinese: 鄭和; – or ) was a Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat, fleet admiral, and court eunuch during China's early Ming was originally born as Ma He in a Muslim family, and later adopted the surname Zheng conferred by Emperor Yongle.

Zheng commanded expeditionary treasure voyages to Southeast Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, Western Asia, and East Africa Born:Kunyang, Kunming, Yunnan, China. Zheng He was a member of the Hui, a minority group in China that is predominantly Muslim. Later in life, he developed an interest in Buddhist teachings.

Zheng He was unusually tall for his time period, standing at 6 feet 5 inches ( meters). On his final voyage, Zheng He diverted from his fleet on. Zheng He () was a great navigator in the history of China and the world and a pioneer in the great geographical discoveries.

During the 28 years () from the third year of the reign of Emperor Yong Le to the eighth year of the reign of Emperor Xuan De of the Ming Dynasty, he successfully made seven voyages down the western seas (today's Indian Ocean).5/5(1).

Zheng He's Voyages to the Western Sea's is a documentary show discussing the journey of Zheng He to the Western Sea. Zheng Hes voyages down the western seas.

book of the Zheng Hes Voyages down the Western Seas (Chinese Edition) [Kong Lingyan, Zhong Hong] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Chinese culture was brought to the south Asia and Africa by this expeditions. As the result, a lot of miracles were created by the enormous fleet which was led by Zheng He.

The book show you the history which could tell about the rise. Six hundred years ago, before Columbus sailed to the New World and Magellan circumnavigated the Earth, Chinese Emperor Yongle (Zhu Di) of the Ming Dynasty ordered a vast fleet of ships to set sail to the Western Seas (Indian Ocean) to spread his imperial influence.

Appointed admiral in control of the armada was Zheng He, one of the greatest mariners and explorers in history, a great diplomat. Zheng He's Voyages to the West Seas Six hundred years ago, before Columbus sailed to the New World and Magellan circumnavigated the Earth, Chinese Emperor Yongle (Zhu Di) of the Ming Dynasty ordered a vast fleet of ships to set sail to the Western Seas (Indian Ocean) to spread his imperial influence.

Zheng He's remarkable adventures appeared to have been forgotten within a few years of his death, as China turned its back on such bold exploration and embarked on a long period of : Tania Branigan. This book tells the story of Zheng He’s seven voyages to the western oceans. Zheng He is a Chinese navigator of the Ming Dynasty, who led a massive fleet and visited more than 30 countries and regions on the coast of the West Pacific and the Indian Ocean from tohalf a century prior to the inception of the Great Era of Navigation in : $   Zheng He’s Voyages To The West Seas Toonz TV.

Loading Unsubscribe from Toonz TV. Cancel Unsubscribe. Canned Histories: The Voyages of Zheng He - Duration: The Ming treasure voyages were the seven maritime expeditions by Ming China's treasure fleet between and The Yongle Emperor initiated the construction of the treasure fleet in The grand project resulted in seven far-reaching ocean voyages to the coastal territories and islands in and around the South China Sea, the Indian Ocean, and l meaning: [Voyages of] Zheng He down the Western Ocean.

Zheng He was the greatest navigator in China's history and he conducted major oceanic voyages, before the western ' Age of Discovery', at a time when the Portuguese under Prince Henry were just beginning to feel their way down the coast of Africa. Under the orders of Emperor Yongle and then Emperor Xuande in the Ming Dynasty, Zheng He led a Cited by: 2.

Zheng He was the greatest navigator in China's history and he conducted major oceanic voyages, before the western ‘Age of Discovery’, at a time when the Portuguese under Prince Henry were just beginning to feel their way down the coast of by: 2.

Zheng He (– or ) was a Chinese admiral and explorer who led several voyages around the Indian Ocean. Scholars have often wondered how history might have been different if the first Portuguese explorers to round the tip of Africa and move into the Indian Ocean had met up with the admiral's huge ChineseZheng He is considered something of a folk hero, with temples in Author: Kallie Szczepanski.

The first three voyages of Zheng He (, and CE) followed more established trade routes. He went via Southeast Asia, sailing down the coast of Vietnam, stopping at Sumatra and Java and then on through the Malay Archipelago and through the Straits of Malacca, crossing the eastern Indian Ocean to reach India and Sri Lanka.

The Fateful Decision. Factions at court had long been critical of the Yongle emperor's extravagant ways. Not only had he sent seven missions of the enormous Treasure Ships over the western seas, he had ordered overseas missions northeast and east, had sent envoys multiple times across desert and grassland to the mountains of Tibet and Nepal and on to Bengal and Siam, and had many times raised.

The seven voyages of the Treasure Fleet were meant to display Chinese might to all the kingdoms and trade ports of the Indian Ocean world and to bring back exotic toys and novelties for the emperor.

In other words, Zheng He's enormous junks were intended to shock and awe other Asian principalities into offering tribute to the : Kallie Szczepanski. The seven voyages that Zheng led between and followed _____.

old Arab trade routes. Which voyage was made by a fleet of ships, of which 62 were huge, feet long. Exploring the lands around the Indian Ocean. Recommended Annotation Visible only to you.Depicted to the right is a comparison of one Admiral Zheng's massive treasure junks to the Santa Maria that carried Columbus.

He used these ships under the service of the Chinese emperor in an effort to explore the vast chinese empire of the middle ages and to bring wealth back to the emperor.2 Zheng He and the Great Southland: the context for the belief that he may have voyaged there.

Paper presented to The Zheng He, down West Ocean, Chinese Overseas Discussion Forum, Fuzhou, China:M McCarthy It has been said of Australia—a land File Size: 1MB.